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Posted by on November 18th, 2019 Tags:

As noted previously in the NLM Technical Bulletin, TOXNET will be retired on December 16. Most content will remain available through other NLM databases, as well as from external websites. Currently available information about where to find that content appears in the Technical Bulletin.

Posted in: Announcements, Environmental Health and Toxicology, NLM Resources, Public Health, Search Tools



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MedlinePlus News

Posted by on November 15th, 2019

MedlinePlus has retired the How to Write Easy-to-Read Health Materials page in English and Spanish. Guides for creating health materials for a general audience are available from the National Institutes of Health, the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, and others. You can also explore the resources in the updated MedlinePlus topic on… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources



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American Indian/Alaska Native Health and Arctic Health Portals Will Retire on December 16!

Posted by on November 15th, 2019 Tags: ,

The American Indian and Alaska Native Health portal will be retired on December 16, 2019. Visit the MedlinePlus American Indian and Alaska Native Health page for information about this topic. The Arctic Health portal moved to a new home on September 28, 2018, with the University of Alaska at Anchorage. Content from NLM-hosted Arctic Health… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Consumer Health, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health



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Next NNLM RDM Webinar on December 6: Data Visualization

Posted by on November 14th, 2019 Tags:

Register for the next session of the NNLM Research Data Management (RDM) Webinar Series on December 6, 10:00-11:00 AM PST, Data Visualization: Theory to Practice. The NNLM RDM webinar series is a collaborative, bimonthly series intended to increase awareness of RDM topics and resources. The series aims to support RDM within the library to better… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Data, Education & Training, Non-NLM Resources



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NIH Issues Request for Public Comment on Draft Data Management and Sharing Policy

Posted by on November 13th, 2019 Tags:

The NIH has released a Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and supplemental draft guidance for public comment. The purpose of this draft policy and supplemental draft guidance is to promote effective and efficient data management and sharing that furthers NIH’s commitment to making the results and accomplishments of the research it funds… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, Data

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